The Visitors Bureau estimates more than 10,000 attendees stopped for information on Champaign County. Representatives of the Visitors Bureau committee, Freshwater Farms of Ohio, Café Paradiso, Folck Winery and 1868 Italianate Casa handed out community guides, event listings, and brochures on local destinations and attractions. Travel show attendees were encouraged to sign up for the Visitors Bureau email list for their chance to win a Champaign County “getaway package” worth over $300.
The mission of the Visitors Bureau is to promote Champaign County as a premier destination of leisure travel, highlighting the area’s historical, cultural, and recreational attractions. The Visitors Bureau distributes the annual Champaign County events rack card, which is available now at the Chamber & Visitors Bureau office at 127 West Court Street. They will soon publish 20-page visitors guide that will feature dining establishments, attractions and lodging options.
The Visitors Bureau meets monthly and invites anyone interested in being involved in the Visitors Bureau to its meeting on March 25th at 8 AM at The Farmer’s Daughter. Please contact the Chamber at 937-653-5764 or email email@example.com for more information on the Visitors Bureau or to RSVP to the March meeting.
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The trail adjacent to Mosquito Creek goes through the heart of the remaining wetland, an ideal location for these birds of prey.
The hike will begin at the trail head near the kiosk, 3975 Kiser Lake Road, St. Paris. For more information, contact Michelle Comer, the West District regional manager for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Natural Areas and Preserves, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 937-537-6173.
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Downtown spot opening this month to feature health food.
The city is a big part of the couple’s story, Sammie Ropp said.
“I grew up in a tiny town outside of Springfield called South Charleston and he grew up in a tiny town outside Urbana called West Liberty, so this was kind of the middle ground,” she said.
Downtown Nutrition will offer energizing teas, healthy meal shakes, donut holes and more.
“We have a one-of-a-kind atmosphere, and the best-tasting shakes and energizing teas around,” Sammie said.
The shop will be open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays.
The Champaign County Chamber of Commerce will host the ribbon cutting for the restaurant’s grand opening on the projected opening date, Jan. 25.
“Here at the Chamber, we feel Downtown Nutrition is a great addition to our community because we have nothing like it,” said Chamber Coordinator Rachel Casey. “It’s new and fresh, and a great way to start a new year with healthy options.”
The Ropps are excited to open and serve the community and encourage potential customers to check the shop’s Facebook page for updates.
“We are here to show people the good in the world and that what they do matters. We are on the same mission to grow and support this amazing community,”
Sammie Ropp said. “This community is looking to grow and make their city better and we want to be a part of that.”
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Spend an evening with your daughter enjoying dancing, snacks, photos & fun!
Champaign Family YMCA to host "Snowball" Father Daughter Dance on Saturday, February 1st from 6PM-8PM.
Advance Tickets: $5 each
At Door Cost: $7.50 each
Tickets are available at Y Welcome Center & all before & after care sites.